new places to discovercar-free
free e-book of Scenic Rail& Bus Journeys
win a bottle of proseccoor a £10 rail voucher
new places to discover car-free
free e-book of Scenic Rail & Bus Journeys
win a bottle of prosecco or a £10 rail voucher
A magnificent historic house, near York, with ornate interiors and artworks, set in 100 acres of parkland and landscaped gardens
Car-free offer: 20% off entry when you show bus ticket*
Britain’s oldest recorded Roman town is now one of its fastest-growing towns. Explore centuries of history and catch the bus to bluebell woods or beach huts.
Discover codebreakers at Bletchley Park, pilgrimages with John Bunyan, pastries with sweet and savoury ends, and a lovely tea room in a Victorian station house.
Plenty of people living in beautiful Ely don’t have cars – it’s easy to get around town on foot and the riverside station is a railway hub.
Historic house and gardens set in spectacular landscaped parkland on the edge of the Cotswolds.
Car-free offer: 30% off with train or bus ticket
Britain’s most besieged city has a suitably spectacular castle, just a short walk from the station. But venture a little further and find some beautiful countryside that’s easy to reach.
The famous open air museum, telling the story of life in North East England during the 1820s, 1900s & 1940s
Car-free offer: 25% off entry when you show your bus ticket*
Space rockets and King Richard III, spicy food and sequinned saris… the city of Leicester is a varied and fascinating destination, spanning continents and centuries.
An hour from London by train, there are some hidden gems hiding here among the thatched villages beside the River Ouse.
Cycle downriver to Grantchester, catch a train to see Shepreth’s red pandas or hop on the bus to visit bird-haunted lakes at Fen Drayton.
Peterborough’s cathedral is 900 years old in 2018. Celebrate by visiting the city for a stroll through history. Ride a steam train by the River Nene or take a boat trip on the lake.
St Laurence is one of just four remaining medieval churches in Birmingham.
Car-free offer: free entry
Maritime Harwich is full of beach huts and lighthouses and the railway journey there, along the beautiful Stour estuary, is an adventure in itself.
Ride the AD122 scenic bus into Hadrian's Wall Country in Northumberland National Park
Car-free offer: 10% off entry to Roman attractions on the AD122 route with your bus ticket
Half an hour south of the centre of London, you can find some beautiful walking country: flowering parkland, historic commons, woods and nature reserves.
Wander in the hills, canoe along the river, or enjoy ice creams, bakeries and an award-winning vineyard around this historic market town, birthplace of Henry V.
Look out for the Good Journey Mark – where car-free visitors are welcome and enjoy a discount